If the game supports any other language than Japanese, you may play it in that language.
It is not given that a game or a software will support languages of other regions, though.
Your Nintendo Switch system tries to launch the game in your system’s default language.
Can you change the language on switch games?
Unlike every other Nintendo console shipped since the company started designing actual operating systems, the Switch is completely region-free — you can play games from any country without issue, often in any language. No Japanese Nintendo console since the DSi has even let you change the system language.
Can Japanese switch games be played in English?
What else you need to know about buying Japanese games on Switch. The Switch will detect the language tied to your console when playing Japanese games, and switch over to English if it can, meaning there are some import games you can play with no language barrier.
Is it cheaper to buy Nintendo switch games in Japan?
So buying directly from Japan doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll get it cheaper, well, at least from Amazon. Sure, there are probably a ton of import sites you could buy games at a cheaper price, but there’s a good chance many of the games will not support English translations.
Are switch games region locked?
No, the Nintendo Switch can run any game from any region, and 99.9% of all the games on the Switch are not region-locked, with the exception being Splatoon 2 due to the Splatfests which are based on your region, more specifically Japan vs. not Japan.
How do I change eshop to English?
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